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Re: [IP] Meter Comparisons



Your comparison is interesting. I checked with  the Accu-chek complete and 
the DEX and my BS was 18 points lower with the DEX than with the Accu-Chek.  
Sue (dalgal)


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>To: <email @ redacted>, <email @ redacted>,        
><email @ redacted>
>Subject: [IP] Meter Comparisons
>Date: Sun, 06 Aug 2000 14:55:28 EDT
>
>I have been told by Accu-chek customer service personnel that I should not 
>compare meters. However, I am constantly surprised at the difference 
>between two brands of meters.
>
>This morning I got up and checked my bg. According to my Accu-hek Complete 
>it was 45 mg/dl. I didn't feel like my sugar was low so I checked on the 
>Bayer DEX. It gave a reading of 61 mg/dl. This is not the first time I have 
>noted such disparity between the Accu-Chek and another brand. In fact, I 
>once tested with the Accu-Chek Complete and Accu-Chek Advantage. There were 
>almost 20 points difference.
>
>Has anyone else experienced this problem and, if so, what can be done about 
>it. My insurance company will only pay for Accu-Chek strips.
>
>David
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